Jeremy Corbyn interview: Labour leader on national security, Prince Andrew and Boris Johnson's lies

Jeremy Corbyn interview: Labour leader on national security, Prince Andrew and Boris Johnson’s lies

What really gets to Jeremy Corbyn is the lies Boris Johnson peddles about how the Labour leader will make Britain less safe. The PM’s latest fabrication is the claim that our security allies – the so-called Five Eyes nations of America, Australia, Canada and New Zealand who share the most sensitive intelligence – have expressed […]

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UK knew in 2016 of Trump’s ‘suspicious links’ to Russia, book claims | US news

The UK’s intelligence agencies were aware that Donald Trump may have been compromised by the Kremlin but Theresa May’s government – including then-foreign secretary Boris Johnson – chose not to pursue the matter for fear of offending the US president, a new book claims. According to Crime in Progress, to be published next week in […]

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Jeremy Corbyn can shake Boris Johnson in tonight's ITV election debate - Jason Beattie

Jeremy Corbyn can shake Boris Johnson in tonight’s ITV election debate – Jason Beattie

Tonight Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn will go head-to-head in the first TV debate of the campaign. The consensus is that Johnson has everything to lose and Corbyn has everything to gain. Corbyn did better than expected in the 2017 election because he was, despite three years as Labour leader, relatively unknown. This time voters […]

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Elon Musk says Brexit made him decide against Tesla electric car Gigafactory in UK

Elon Musk says Brexit made him decide against Tesla electric car Gigafactory in UK

Electric car pioneer Elon Musk has picked Germany for his new factory because of Brexit, embarrassing Boris Johnson as he prepares to pledge a “clean-energy revolution”. The prime minister is due to make a televised speech at an electric-car plant in the West Midlands – but the visit risks being overshadowed by Mr Musk’s change […]

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The Tories have delivered zero of the 200,000 starter homes they promised in 2015

The Tories have delivered zero of the 200,000 starter homes they promised in 2015

The Tories have delivered zero of the 200,000 starter homes they promised in 2015. Official figures released today reveal the £2 billion project to build homes exclusively for first time buyers has resulted in precisely none actually being built. The commitment was made in the party’s 2015 election manifesto, which said they would be sold […]

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Carolyn Harris: Hope dies in a ditch as abused women pay for big Boris power play - Carolyn Harris

Carolyn Harris: Hope dies in a ditch as abused women pay for big Boris power play – Carolyn Harris

Tory MPs were silenced this week for mocking Jeremy Corbyn’s green tie, unaware it was a tribute to the 72 victims of the Grenfell Tower Fire. Mortified by the yobbery in the ranks, it was former PM Theresa May who hissed at the offenders to shut up. Thankfully, for once, the hooligans listened to her […]

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Ash Sarkar: Stop poor people being punished for crimes of the rich - Ash Sarkar

Ash Sarkar: Stop poor people being punished for crimes of the rich – Ash Sarkar

I can’t stand middle-class hippies. I get that they’re an important part of the social ecology, like mushrooms or something. But I’ve got a rare-but-very-real deathly allergy to drum circles. Every time I meet a white guy with dreadlocks, I break out in hives. And, fundamentally, I just don’t understand why you would actively make […]

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Brexit: Philip Hammond's brutal takedown of Boris Johnson's deal

Brexit: Philip Hammond’s brutal takedown of Boris Johnson’s deal

Philip Hammond damned the Prime Minister with faint praise when he said Boris Johnson’s deal with the EU was “an achievement maybe but a limited achievement.” The former Chancellor said the deal that Mr Johnson agreed with the EU27 was one that was “available to Theresa May 15 months ago” but that she turned down. […]

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British PM Boris Johnson prepares fresh Brexit push

British PM Boris Johnson prepares fresh Brexit push

By AFPMore by this Author British Prime Minister Boris Johnson prepared to Monday make a second attempt to ram his EU divorce deal through parliament and avoid the political damage of delaying Brexit next week. Another momentous week in the tortuous saga could end with Johnson engineering a divorce from Brussels that breaks many of […]

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Brexit: Oliver Letwin defends delaying date in pact with Remainers' QC

Brexit: Oliver Letwin defends delaying date in pact with Remainers’ QC

Sir Oliver Letwin today defended his successful bid to delay Brexit in concert with Remain campaigner Gina Miller’s QC. The ousted Tory MP spoke out after he led an amendment forcing Boris Johnson to ask for a delay Brexit, even if he gets a deal. Sir Oliver has been widely attacked in Sunday newspapers for […]

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